On Border Life at 8pm tonight:
- Our farmers are having a tough time, but they’re finding increasingly imaginative ways to earn a living. Fiona McIlwraith visits a farm that’s home to one of the biggest zip lines in Europe. She also tries out the UK’s first human slingshot!
- First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recently gave President Obama a parcel of Scottish tea. Emma Baker visits a tea plantation in the Lowlands that could spawn a whole new industry
- And Fiona McIlwraith’s off to the Logan Botanic Garden. By harnessing new technology a ‘green greenhouse’ has been created to house an amazing collection of South African plants
More top news
Over 12 thousand people descended on the grounds of Drumlanrig Castle for the annual Galloway Country Fair this weekend.
The All England Stone Skimming Championships have been held on Windermere.
Lori Carnochan reports on a fairytale homecoming for a champion pony. Sandy McCracken finds out about plans to save a church in Kelso.